Spontaneous watercolour/gouache painting plus assorted palettes.

a splash of magnificent colours!

My Life as an Artist (2)

“The creative process is all about experimenting, letting go of the logical information that our brains have processed during our lifetimes, and embracing the concept of seeing our world in a much broader sense”    Janet Weight Reed – The Apple Exercise

This image is about being spontaneous – not being governed by an imagined outcome.  a case of going with the flow.…...watercolour/gouache20-11-15-1-510

I began with a mix of burnt sienna and prussian blue to make the darks, along with glorious Winsor & Newton Green Gold – a wonderfully transparent pigment.

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Working very fast and using an old image as a  ‘jumping off point’ I begin to build up the whole composition.

All white areas are dry white paper…..

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Continuing to work rapidly, I start to build up the image..using a mix of transparentwatercolour and opaque designer gouache.      I use a knife to…

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